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Enhancements made to Right Decisions Right Now youth tobacco prevention program (PDF)

now offers more website features, including Spanish-language posters and parent brochures, smart board activities, improved navigation and optimized videos for easier downloading. RDRN educational materials — readily available via computers and smart boar
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 4, 2014 06:44
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A mobile-phone-based breath carbon monoxide meter to detect cigarette smoking

Conclusions: The results of the current study suggest that a mobile-phone-based Breath CO meter is a reliable, valid, and acceptable device for distinguishing between smokers and nonsmokers.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2014 09:59
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[California] State lawmaker seeks ban on most tobacco, e-cigarette online sales

In an effort to clamp down on youth smoking, Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) announced Monday that he was introducing a bill that would block the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to individuals via the Internet.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 17, 2014 05:35
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[China] Tobacco Equipment Company Goes After Chinese Counterfeits

An American smoking tobacco paraphernalia company is ironically claiming Chinese counterfeits of its products can lead to safety issues. The company Ploom creates a brand of smoking vaporizers called Pax. Pax vaporizers gently heat tobacco, releasing fu
ChinaCSR.com (hk)
added Dec 30, 2013 20:58
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[UK] Tobacco companies 'pushing e-cigs on youngsters via Facebook and Twitter'

Researchers found online promotions including competitions, apps on mobile phones and group discount vouchers for e-cigs
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 27, 2013 00:17
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Applying linguistic methods to understanding smoking-related conversations on Twitter

Tweets were collected 11–13 November 2011 (President Obama) and 1–3 August 2011 (Miley Cyrus) and analysed ... semantic network analysis can be used to characterise on-line conversations. Future interventions may be able to harness social media and major
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2013 21:53
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Contest seeks stories about Tobacco's cost

Users of tobacco, or those with family members that use tobacco, can enter a video contest at TobaccoCostsYou.com, and share their stories about the costs of tobacco. Entrants need to describe what they are missing out on due to tobacco. Videos should b
KTIC AM 840 (West Point, NE)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:50
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App Stores Might Accidentally Promote Pro-Smoking Apps, and Some Apps Are Intentionally Released in Kids' Related App-Categories | Sep 18, 2013

Apple and Android (Google Play) app stores feature some pro-smoking apps, some of which are offered in categories intended for children such “Educational Games”. App stores may be in violation of tobacco control laws, warn Sydney University researchers in
SBWire
added Sep 19, 2013 02:15
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[China] 17 Chinese Cities Join Smoke-Free Program

17 Chinese cities have benefited from a program launched by the Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership to curb tobacco use.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:18
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[UK] Tobacco firm begins 'stealth-marketing' campaign against plain packaging

Messages in packs of Marlboro cigarettes invite buyers to visit campaigning website Share 251
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 10, 2013 09:48
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